It’s Leap Day! That rare extra day we get every 4 years – I figure that it’s fate’s way of telling me that I should spend it sewing…. just for me! Today I decided that I am starting Hot Pattern’s Layer Cake T – I like the whole idea of this layered top, especially the faux tank under it all. The one problem I have with this look is trying to mix and match fabrics. While I love the crazy combinations that a lot of people are able to come up with, I’m not great coming up with them myself. I did manage to sift through my fabric stash and came up with 3 different fabrics that I think work together well, although it is probably a bit on the conservative side as far as mixing prints goes. My only concern is that while the gray and white fabrics have a lot of drape (and should work well for this pattern), the stripe is a lot beefier and I’m unsure how that’s going to work for the ruffle.
Pattern: HotPattern’s Athleisure Layer Cake T
Gray floral jersey from Needle Nook Fabrics
Fabric……. $5.06 (+stash)